30 haredi paratroopers sworn into IDF at Western Wall

Program bringing haredi men into IDF's Paratrooper Brigade marks milestone with swearing in of 30 new haredi soldiers.Uzi Baruch, 6/9/2017, 8:13 AM

Op-Ed: Israel's F-35s may not be able to beat Iran

The lowdown on why the spanking-new US 'stealth' fighter may be a more dangerous proposition than old-fashioned F-15s.Chana Roberts, 6/8/2017, 11:02 PM

Who compared Irgun and Lehi to terrorist organizations?

Netanyahu furious at IDF instruction materials calling Irgun, Lehi terrorist organizations, demands documents be removed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2017, 10:51 PM

IDF document labels Irgun, Lehi as 'terrorist organizations'

Army manual calls pre-state Jewish freedom fighters 'terrorist groups'. Following Arutz Sheva exposé, documents removed from circulation.Ido Ben Porat, 6/8/2017, 4:30 PM

WATCH: 50 years since the Six Day War

Israeli Air Force honors 50 years since Six Day War by releasing video of IAF pilots' takeoff, battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 1:26 PM

Hamas says Gazan killed by Israeli fire

Gazan reportedly killed by Israeli fire as Arabs try to damage the security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 5:06 AM

Watch: Rivlin honors outstanding soldiers with disabilities

President Reuven Rivlin honors 30 outstanding soldiers with disabilities from the Special in Uniform program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 12:35 AM

All IDF construction work halted

Construction in all IDF bases in Israel stopped amid weapons thefts from bases; construction workers suspected of thefts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2017, 8:55 PM

Amona youth build - and the IDF destroys

IDF demolishes structure built by former young residents of Amona in ruins of their home town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 8:23 PM

Don't talk to soldiers about Israel's rights to Judea, Samaria

IDF tells commanders not to discuss Israel's rights to Judea, Samaria - or the liberation of Jerusalem - with their soldiers.Ido Ben Porat, 6/5/2017, 1:08 PM

'The rabbis are trying to silence us'

Leader of the Yerushalmi Faction laments that mainstream haredi leaders do not join him in protesting haredi enlistment in the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2017, 11:29 AM

IDF cracks down on smoking among soldiers

New program looks to educate soldiers on dangers of smoking, limit places and times where it is legal for soldiers to smoke.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2017, 7:25 PM

Shabak exposes terror cell responsible for shootings

Terror cell carries out seven attacks, attempts two more; Shabak arrests cell members plus suspected accomplice.Uzi Baruch, 5/28/2017, 1:17 PM

Chief rabbi: This is what IDF soldiers should do when women sing

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef tells IDF soldiers what he did in similar situation, says soldiers should follow his example.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 10:11 AM

Suspected rape in mixed-gender IDF unit

Soldier from Bardalas unit arrested after allegedly raping female soldier.Reut Hadar, 5/25/2017, 8:41 PM

Things you'll no longer find in the IDF

IDF spokesman releases clip showing how things used to be in the Israeli military.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 6:51 PM

The heroism of Holocaust survivors in liberating Jerusalem

Watch: The story of Yitshak Perlmutter, one of many Holocaust survivors who played a crucial role in the early years of the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 8:37 AM

Arab thieves steal equipment from IDF base

Arab thieves infiltrate IDF Tze'elim base, steal expensive night-vision thermal device.Kobi Finkler, 5/25/2017, 12:05 AM

New rules of engagement - against thieves

IDF changes open-fire rules in cases of theft of military equipment, allows soldiers to open fire on thieves for the first time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 6:40 PM

IDF establishes platoon for female religious soldiers

Separate platoon established for religious female soldiers. More males seek to join mixed units with lower standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2017, 11:19 AM

Soldier injured in parachuting accident, in stable condition

An IDF soldier from the elite Maglan unit was moderately to seriously injured in a parachuting accident nearr Rosh Pina.Kobi Finkler, 5/17/2017, 8:49 PM

Israel drops to 15th on list of world's strongest militaries

Global Firepower list puts Israel ahead of Iran, but behind Turkey and Egypt.Hillel Fendel, 5/16/2017, 11:11 AM

Arabs throw explosives at IDF soldiers

IDF forces attacked during routine security activity in Judea and Samaria which sees numerous arrests and confiscation of weapons.Tal Polon, 5/16/2017, 8:14 AM

Arab man held captive for desire to convert to Judaism, join IDF

Israeli-Arab teen locked away by family after saying he wishes to become Jewish, join Israeli army.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2017, 7:58 AM

Report: Gaza fisherman shot dead after breaching blockade

IDF reports fisherman shot after breaching blockade of terrorist-run Gaza Strip dies of his wounds. Fisherman ignored warning shots.AFP, 5/15/2017, 4:56 PM

Netanyahu: Hanging effigies of soldiers is abominable

Israeli PM speaks about haredi extremists burning effigy of IDF soldier, asks public to take precautions against global cyber attack.Nitsan Keidar, 5/14/2017, 12:49 PM

Tel Aviv the city with most reservists

IDF celebrates reserves pending 'Reserves Appreciation Day.' 'Reservists are an elite group, and need to be treated that way.'Kobi Finkler, 5/11/2017, 1:18 PM

Chief Military Prosecutor announces SSA

Brigadier-General Sharon Afek announces same-sex attraction, wants youth to follow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2017, 9:37 AM

IDF to investigate commander's disgracing of IDF rabbi

IDF rabbi booted from ceremony by commander minutes before he was to stand before soldiers and read a prayer.Tal Polon, 5/9/2017, 12:11 PM

IDF cracks down on terror, nabs terrorist gunman

IDF conducts operations across Judea and Samaria which see the confiscation of illegal weapons - and the arrest of a terrorist.Tal Polon, 5/9/2017, 8:11 AM

Watch: Soldier celebrates belated Bar Mitzvah

IDF reservist who never put on tefillin before celebrates his Bar Mitzvah with his fellow soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 4:35 PM

Destruction of two military bases begins

Defense Ministry begins evacuating 42 acres (171 dunams) worth of land to 'help ease housing crisis.'Kobi Finkler, 5/8/2017, 3:59 PM

'Hamas elected a new leader - time for promise?'

IDF spokesman tweets in response to Hamas elections.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2017, 7:20 AM

Our obsession with the past

Reminding haters of what was done to us in the past only whets their appetite. Ariel Natan Pasko, 5/5/2017, 12:22 PM

Officer to be dismissed following infiltration from Lebanon

IDF Northern Command decides to dismiss a company commander following infiltration by a Lebanese citizen into Israel last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 12:01 PM

Extremism: False mourning notice for haredi man who enlisted

Haredi extremists declare that 'evil people' killed a yeshiva student who enlisted in the IDF - and is alive and well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 11:13 AM

Watch: Terrorists hide weapons inside a children's bed

IDF releases video showing how arrested terrorist cell hid weapons for attacking Israelis inside Dora the Explorer bed.Gary Willig, 5/4/2017, 8:50 PM

'Free rides' for reserve soldiers are often not free

Reservists now receive travel coupons via the internet, but Egged doesn't always honor them. Egged claims they've received no complaints.Shimon Cohen, 5/3/2017, 11:56 AM

'When a life is in danger, you shoot'

Former Mossad chief says IDF needs to shoot anyone who draws a knife, no questions asked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 9:55 AM

Why this Filipina is fighting for Israel

IDF Soldier from Philippines to be honored for distinguished service, joined IDF after army rescued her grandmotherJTA, 5/1/2017, 6:42 PM

'Arabs who throw stones will pay for it'

IDF officer says terror culprits pay heavy price, invites Israelis to Judea and Samaria for Independence Day celebrations.Benny Tucker, 5/1/2017, 2:54 PM

'We will not allow civilians to be injured'

Dozens of Arabs from Binyamin-region town of Sinjil throw rocks at Jews traveling on Route 20. IDF commander: Harming civilians is not okay.Ido Ben Porat, 5/1/2017, 1:16 PM

IDF attack in Gaza after force shot at

IDF tank shoots at and destroys Hamas post in Gaza, after IDF force shot at near Gaza border fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2017, 12:35 PM

'Every child knows he has lost a great father'

Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife meet with IDFand terror widows and orphans prior to Memorial Day next week.Nitzan Keidar, 4/26/2017, 10:54 PM

Report: IDF grenade caused deadly Negev explosion

Report says Bedouin children killed in explosion in Negev had been playing with an IDF grenade which went off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:13 PM

'Deaths of Bedouin children could have been avoided'

NGO slams authorities for not halting Bedouin thievery, says explosives should not have been in children's home.Chana Roberts, 4/26/2017, 2:38 PM

Attempted stabbing attack on IDF soldiers

For second time in 24 hours, Arab terrorist attempts to stab IDF soldier at Shomron Brigade Junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 2:24 PM

'We're celebrating in Judea and Samaria - thanks to you'

Central Command General holds toast with Judea and Samaria heads, says security forces will 'work to improve until there is no more terror.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/26/2017, 9:59 AM

Holocaust survivor reunited with woman who hid her from Nazis

At an event held by Friends of the IDF Holocaust survivor Miri Amir meets savior Mirosława Gruszczyńska.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 8:51 AM

'One picture, full of strength'

A picture found in the Arutz Sheva archives shows fallen soldier Captain Tzvika Kaplan on an army delegation to Poland - and tells a story.Hezki Baruch, 4/24/2017, 6:35 PM

'Zero tolerance for violence against IDF soldiers'

Defense Minister Liberman says attacks on security forces unacceptable, promises to prosecute perpetrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 1:22 PM

'The south of Israel has turned into the wild west'

Thousands of IDF reservists petition Chief of Staff: Stop equipment thefts in the south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 10:21 AM

Report: Israel struck government army bases in Syria

Reports claim IDF bombed Syrian military base in retaliation for Friday strikes on the Golan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 9:31 AM

IDF disperses Jewish, Arab, rock throwers

Jews, Arabs, throw stones at each other in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2017, 11:37 PM

Senior IDF officer: No reason to expect war

Senior IDF officer refers to military situation in various sectors. 'No soldier serves in mixed gender units against his will.'Kobi Finkler, 4/19/2017, 9:23 PM

113 haredi officers serving in the IDF

Despite recent haredi protests against the draft , 2017 saw the percentage of haredi officers in the army rise by dozens of points.Ben Shaul, 4/19/2017, 3:44 PM

Coming soon: Soldiers to be required to carry pepper spray

Starting in July, soldiers not carrying a weapon will be required to carry pepper spray along with the usual beret, dog tag, and ID card., 4/18/2017, 7:48 PM